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A blend of romance and comedy in Four Weddings and a Sixpence: An Anthology
Based off an old rhyme for brides, authors Julia Quinn, Stefanie Sloane, Elizabeth Boyle and Laure Lee Guhrke spin together a romantic tale of chiming wedding bells in Four Weddings and a Sixpence: An Anthology. Read more

2017 Book List
Looking for something fun and interesting to read? Have a look at these new releases that might just catch your fancy and have you stuck in their world for a couple of hours. Read more

Cooking is not as innocent as it seems in Macauley's The Cook
Wayne Macauley's novel The Cook has just the right amount of social satire to make it a quick read while still provoking thought about the food and service industry. Read more

Gone Girl presents alternative facts of marriage
Gillian Flynn's novel Gone Girl is an electrifying thriller with a perfect mix of underlying media commentary. The title of the book should be familiar as a film adaptation was released in 2014 starring Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike. Read more

Dealing with workplace conformity in Jonas Karlsson's The Room
It's no surprise that a lot of fiction has been written on the topic of office culture considering the number of people who spend most of their lives working there. Read more

The consequences of immortality: looking at Drew Magary's The Postmortal
What would really happen if immortality were achieved? Drew Magary's novel The postmortal offers a bleak, if not painfully realistic, look at the implications of eternal life. Read more

The little-big things you never remark before they strike
Let's imagine that you've decided to put money on an event with a random outcome. For example, someone tosses a coin, and you need to guess whether it's head or tail. Sounds simple, isn't it? Read more

A book for everyone and no one
Thus Spoke Zarathustra: A Book for All and None is a book that you will either really like, or will not want to read another word. There is no in between. Read more

Fight Club by Chuck Palahniuk
Fight Club really fights with your common sense but deals with it in a great way. No doubt, it is one of the least realistic books written in realism style. But in addition to this, it's still smart, wild and wide awake. Read more

Martin Eden by Jack London
In his fresh and engaging manner, Jack London tells us a story of a group of amazing individuals who suffer great losses, but also have great successes. With the magic of London's words, we start to relate to Martin Eden himself, start to feel the emotions he feels. Read more

Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse
Some people say that we can reach the peak of pleasure from reading only when we recognize our own thoughts being written by the author and this is what happens in Siddhartha. Read more

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H.P. Lovecraft's Call of Cthulhu
Maybe one of the most important things, which distinguish good books from the bad ones, is ambience. Ambience plays a role in attracting us to whatever we read which can hardly be overestimated. Read more

A book on how we stray, why we stray and what it means
A great and a rare example of truly intriguing popular-science book, Sex at Dawn (2010) may be considered one of the most comprehensive studies on human sexuality of recent times. Read more

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A review of Jorge Luis Borges' selected tales
There are few of us who have heard of Jorge Luis Borges, an Argentinian short-story writer who lived and worked in the early 20th century. Read more

Gone are the girls on the train
Lovers of Gone Girl rejoice; The Girl on the Train will fill your void for unlikeable characters, murder and supremely dysfunctional relationships. Read more

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